Dr. David Bright
Deed book 1-P, Page 55-56
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DR. DAVID BRIGHT
Whereas Charles Lunsford has contracted to purchase of P. A. Wright 266 acres and 112 poles of land in Obion County for the consideration of Five Thousand and Three Hundred and Thirty Four dollars and said Wright has executed to said Lunsford his bond for title to said land upon the payment of the purchase money for said land as stipulated in said bond, date 12th day of March 1866, and whereas the said Lunsford has this day agreed to sell to Dr. David Bright the western portion of said 266 acres of land Beginning at the mouth of a lane dividing the said Wrights farm leaving the stable and the Western part of said land and the orchard on its East and running North with said lane through to the North boundary line of said 266 acres said Bright is to pay the following consideration for said land to wit, the said Lunsford is tot pay on the purchase money due Wright Thirty five dollars per acre for all the land purchased of said Wright East of said lane and the said Bright is to pay the balance necessary to make up the amount of purchase money to be paid to said Wright said Bright is to pay his portion of said purchase money when said Lunsford has to make his first payment to said Wright and said Lunsford has the privilege to move the stable on his portion of said land upon the said Brights paying his portion of said purchase money as aforesaid, the said Lunsford agrees to make or cause to be made to said Bright a bill in fee for said Western portion of said land.
Witness my hand this 14th day of March, 1866
Attest; A. B. Enloe, S. W. Cochran
Personally appeared before me G. F. Isbell Clerk of County Court of said County A. B. Enloe and S. W. Cochran subscribing witnesses to the attached deed who being duly sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with Charles Lunsford the bargainor of said deed and that he acknowledged before them that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained.
Witness my hand at office this 9th day of Nov 1866.
G. F. Isbell, Clerk
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